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Mubarak's lawyer says ex-president suffered stroke
Hosni Mubarak's lawyer says former president suffered stroke, medical official denies
By The Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) ' Hosni Mubarak's lawyer and state television are reporting that the ousted Egyptian president has suffered a stroke and is in a coma.

However, a medical official at the hospital where Mubarak has been held under arrest denied the report and said his condition is stable.

Farid el-Deeb, Mubarak's lawyer, said Sunday that doctors were working to bring the 83-year-old Mubarak back to consciousness.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

CAIRO (AP) ' Egyptian state television says the prime minister has accepted the resignation of his finance and trade ministers and named at least four new Cabinet members as part of a reshuffle.

The move came on the back of protests demanding a purge of remnants of the former regime.

Prime Minister Essam Sharaf appointed two new deputies, including former U.N. official Hazem el-Biblawi, who will be finance minister.

Sharaf also appointed new health, transport, communication and higher education ministers.

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